The Curators and the Curated -
Sketchnotes by Craighton Berman from SXSW.
Introducing The Curator’s Code: A Standard for Honoring Attribution of Discovery Across the Web -
In an age of information overload, information discovery — the service of bringing to the public’s attention that which is interesting, meaningful, important, and otherwise worthy of our time and thought — is a form of creative and intellectual labor, and one of increasing importance and urgency. A form of authorship, if you will.
One of the most magical things about the Internet is that it’s a whimsical rabbit hole of discovery — we start somewhere familiar and click our way to a wonderland of curiosity and fascination we never knew existed. What makes this contagion of semi-serendipity possible is an intricate ecosystem of “link love” — a via-chain of attribution that allows us to discover new wonderlands through those we already know and trust.
“Designers should have self-awareness. They should intimately understand not only their strengths and weaknesses, but other aspects of their personalities and preferences that impact their projects.” Ask yourself:
Ideas for remote collaborative design studios -
What to prepare, and how to connect collocated team members.
I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else. —
- pablo picasso
What should future artists and designers know? -
David Kelley encourages designers to apply their skills inside organizations and to think about other disciplines and POVs in an organization as constraints - just part of the design challenge to be tackled.
Interesting thoughts, too, on trends in social impact and how that’s made things easier for design in some ways.
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